Elementary Intermediate Band Grade 6

Intermediate Band is an instrumental performing group at the elementary school level which is open to students of the skill level determined by the instructor.

    Performing and Creating
1, 5   a. Perform in scheduled concerts, festivals, and other musical events.
2, 3   b. Play instruments with proper posture, articulations, fingerings, and embouchure.
2, 4   c. Develop nuances of music notation, style, and interpretation.
71-91-61-8d. Investigate careers and contributions of famous composers and instrumentalists.
    History and Culture
 1-922, 3, 5a. Experience and perform a variety of music of various eras, styles, and forms.
    Evaluation and Analysis
5 3, 4 a. Recognize and demonstrate individual competency in an ensemble setting.
3   b. Demonstrate proper care and maintenance of instruments.
2, 3   c. Develop further knowledge of music notation: note and rest values, articulations, simple meter and rhythm, dynamics, tempo, note names, time and key signatures, and scales.
    Aesthetic Perception
2   a. Develop and maintain an individual practice discipline for self-enrichment.
 1-9  b. Attend various musical events.

• Borough Festival opportunities
• Concert performance
• Mastery of assigned literature
• Participation
• Practice reports
• Rehearsal discipline
• Self-evaluation
• Teacher evaluation of overall performances
• Technical proficiency

* Prerequisite: Permission of instructor